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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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I have a blistering rash in my groin area. Have used lotriderm wish isn't helping. Is there anything else that i can try? I am male, 62 y/o. This rach just started while i was on vacation. Doing lots of swimming. I tend to sweat a fair amount.

I have a blistering rash in my groin area. Have used lotriderm wish isn't helping. Is there anything else that i can try? I am male, 62 y/o. This rach just started while i was on vacation. Doing lots of swimming. I tend to sweat a fair amount.

The : The rash may require a scraping, or possibly a biopsy to determine the proper diagnosis. A true blistering rash in the groin could be a contact dermatitis to something touching the skin, or a primary blistering disorder such as bullous pemphigoid. A dermatologistg could do such tests, with immunofluorescence stains, to find a diagnosis, then appropriate treatment recommended. ...Read more

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45 male with tenderness in both arm pits/groin for approx 1 month. Rash x 2 months being tx with steroid cream. No fever or night sweats. Thoughts?

45 male with tenderness in both arm pits/groin for approx 1 month.  Rash x 2 months being tx with steroid cream. No fever or night sweats. Thoughts?

See derm: If you have pustules at the armpits and groin, it may be from infection of the glands. Antiperspirant and/or low-dose antibiotic may be helpful but steroid cream may make it worse. ...Read more

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My 14yo son had swollen lymph nodes in his groin, rash on his face, shortness of breath, night sweats and loss of appetite.

My 14yo son had swollen lymph nodes in his groin, rash on his face, shortness of breath, night sweats and loss of appetite.

Many possibilities: These symptoms are nonspecific for any specific illness. With shortness of breath and night sweats i would suggest seeing his doctor to make sure there is no significant infectious illness. ...Read more

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Rashes around groin , moderate itching?

Groin Rash: See your doctor for medication for a fungal rash. ...Read more

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Can sweat from the male groin contain semen?

No: Sweat and semen are different body fluids, coming from different sources. Unless you have recently ejaculated and have semen on your skin, the sweat should not contain sperm. ...Read more

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Am I allergic to my own sweat? I get rashes from workouts.

Am I allergic to my own sweat?  I get rashes from workouts.

Possibly: You're probably not "allergic" to your own sweat, but there is a type of rash (cholinergic urticaria) that is notorious for being triggered by a hot shower or exercise. ...Read more

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I frequently change my baby's diaper. Why is he still getting rashes on his groin?

I frequently change my baby's diaper. Why is he still getting rashes on his groin?

Multiple factors: Diaper rashes occur when babies skin barrier is unable to resist the germs & chemicals is stool & urine. To keep moisture from leaking out, diapers can keep lots of moisture in. This can aggrivate the problem. Some diapers do a better job with moisture control than others. You can add to babies skin defenses with protective barriers like petrolium jelly. Babies skin may just be very sensitive. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more